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Dr. Howard Schneider
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Large Baby (Definition)

A large baby or large for gestational age baby is a baby whose weight is greater than 95% of babies born at ...Read more


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Icd code for william syndrome?

Q89.8: I believe Q89.8 is as close as it gets.

http://www.icd10data.com/ICD10CM/Codes/Q00-Q99/Q80-Q89/Q89-/Q89.8 ...Read more

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What is the cpt code for creatinine blood?

What is the cpt code for creatinine blood?

Probably 82565: The cpt code for serum creatinine is probably 82565. Cpt codes are just numbers for billing insurance companies, and have no helpful effects on one's health. ...Read more

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What is the icd-9 code for metastasis colon cancer and the cpt code to?

What is the icd-9 code for metastasis colon cancer and the cpt code to?

Need more info: The code for colon cancers is 153._. 153.9 is for colon cancer of unspecified site. There is a separate group of codes for metastasis and the site. The number after 153 is for the site of the primary tumor. I can't answer the cpt code question, because there is not enough information. ...Read more

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What age we can undergo treatment for ectrodactyly - cleft foot for closing the cleft?

What age we can undergo treatment for ectrodactyly - cleft foot for closing the cleft?

It depends: Ecterodactyly is a complex condition that has many forms of severity. Depending on the level of involvement, many procedures may be necessary. In general the goals of surgery are to improve foot function and cosmetic appearance. If foot function is needed it can be performed in early childhood. It is important to be seen by a pediatric foot specialist to discuss the timing of surgery. ...Read more

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Which is a good hospital for treatment of children with congenital anomalies?

Which is a good hospital for treatment of children with congenital anomalies?

What anomaly?: There are many congenital anomalies. Many require no treatment. The better question: what doctor would be the best to evaluate and treat my child's problem? Once you find a doctor, the doctor will send you to a hospital if that is part of the evaluation and treatment. Hospitals are valuable because of the people that work within them. Find the doctor first. ...Read more

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Can comprehensive chromosome screening (CCS) in IVF screen for (1) partial trisomy, (2) unbalanced translocation, and (3) balanced translocation? Does testing parental karyotyping before CCS help?

Can comprehensive chromosome screening (CCS) in IVF screen for (1) partial  trisomy, (2) unbalanced translocation, and (3) balanced translocation? Does testing parental karyotyping before CCS help?

Test for Aneuploidy: Aneuploidy is the term used to describe any embryo with either too many or too few chromosomes. It is the cause of greater than 60% of miscarriages, as well as the most likely reason that patients do not get pregnant from an IVF cycle. The purpose of CCS is to analyze, select and transfer only embryos that do not have abnormalities in their number of chromosomes. A genetic consult is needed; ...Read more

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Was my infant screened for dechenne muscular dystrophy? Born in NY - does PKU test for this. Does Viacord screen test for DMD/PKU? What is the difference between the two?

Was my infant screened for dechenne muscular dystrophy? Born in NY - does PKU test for this. Does Viacord screen test for DMD/PKU?  What is the difference between the two?

No: Neither test screens for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Below are links to the disorders covered by Viacord: http://www.viacord.com/Images/HCNB_Panel_LSDs_121311_tcm117-151644.pdf and NYS covers:http://www.wadsworth.org/programs/newborn/screening/screened-disorders. At this point, Duchenne Connect gives information about testing.: https://www.duchenneconnect.org/understanding-genetic-testing.html ...Read more

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What is the mechanism for detecting heterozygotes or for prenatal screening for the disease?

What is the mechanism for detecting heterozygotes or for prenatal screening for the disease?

Not clear: I'm not clear what disease you are asking about screening for. Please clarify and re-ask question. ...Read more

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How to code anesthesia I don't understand in the book it ask for the physician code and crna code.?

How to code anesthesia I don't understand in the book it ask for the physician code and crna code.?

Search provider code: Each provider, md or crna has a code associated with how they practice in relation to the patient and other providers. The provider codes should be listed in the front of the coding book. ...Read more

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What are the cpt codes for a pap smear screening?

What are the cpt codes for a pap smear screening?

Pap cpt: Original physician collection - no code, not billed separately. Always part of office visit, perhaps. 88164 Bethesda terminology manually read 88174 Automated machine read PAP smear 88142 All other PAP SMEAR types 88141 Pathologist's review charge. Always get one of first three codes, maybe 88141, if actual physician looks at slide, plus additional testing codes if slide is abnormal ...Read more

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Can any docs elaborate about the 3 tests in newborn screening for galactosemia?

Can any docs elaborate about the 3 tests in newborn screening for galactosemia?

3 tests?: Can you be more specific? Newborn screening varies from state to state. In my state, only 1 test is done to screen for galactosemia. If it comes back positive, then additional tests are done to confirm diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can you tell me of a website for online support for families w/ children that has a congenital heart defect?

Can you tell me of a website for online support for families w/ children that has a congenital heart defect?

A few: https://www.littlehearts.org http://www.Tchin.Org http://mendedlittlehearts.Org/mlh.Htm there are several others, too. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a pediatric surgeon (neonatal or fetal intervention) vs. ob/gyn (perinatology)?

What is the difference between a pediatric surgeon (neonatal or fetal intervention) vs. ob/gyn (perinatology)?

Totally different: a pediatric surgeon is a specially trained surgeon who operates on the baby after birth, or in certain centers, can operate while the baby is in the womb (fetal surgeons). A perinatologist is an adult doctor who specializes in caring for the mother and diagnosing certain problems in the fetus before birth ...Read more

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What's the health screening guideline for diabetes in kids?

What's the health screening guideline for diabetes in kids?

Weight/Height and FH: In kids with no family history of dm, follow weight and advice prevention of obesity and proper nutrition and kids with family history of type 1 diabetes regular check ups and blood tests kids with fh of type 2 dm avoid obesity and proper nutition from early childhood. ...Read more

Dr. Nasiruddin Mansury
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Macrosomia (Definition)

Macrosomia is a body that is larger ...Read more